ALTECH 10mg containing the active is considered an antihistamine type of medication. It can block the action of histamine in the body, the substance that causes allergic reactions. The medication can temporarily relieve the symptoms of hay fever such as sneezing, runny or itchy nose and itchy or watery eyes. Some people may also use the tablets to treat itchy and swelling caused by hives.

Cetirizine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. It is used to treat cold or allergy symptoms such as sneezing, itching, watery eyes, or runny nose. Cetirizine is also used to treat itching and swelling caused by hives.